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of money into recruiting hispanics to run as republicans for the legislature. gwen: well on to the bhorne won because this year "time" magazine named barack obama of course as its person of the year. but how have four years in office and especially this year changed the president and the presidency? >> the state of our union is getting stronger. and we've come too far to turn back now. >> if you're one of the more 250 million american who is already have health insurance, you will keep your health insurance. >> for me personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that i think same sex couples should be able to get married. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and col passion for our state and the people of our state. >> we're going to have to take more meaningful action to prevent more acts like this regardless of the politics. gwen: how evolved is he now, michael? >> well, you know, getting re-elected changes every president. barack obama will be changed by his election as well the question is whether for good or if ill? when you get re-elected, you
of the politics. gwen: how evolved is he now, michael? >> well, you know, getting re-elected changes every president. barack obama will be changed by his election as well the question is whether for good or if ill? when you get re-elected, you come back. you've been reaffirmed. the public loves you even by three points an you start dreaming big. you don't have to worry about the polls. it's clear obama wants to go in that direction. he's talking about this big -- doing a fiscal solution whether now or later some time this year. he's talking about immigration reform. has another set of agenda items. let's think about this for the state of the union. you can hear in his voice some different things already. he's drawing firmer red lines. in public, even tonight when he talked, there's a little more steel, a little more firmness than what he said. zpwoin that because he has this mandate he talks about. he said his mandate wasn't his mandate. it was the american people. he also said in the last few days that he didn't want to surrender to the status quo. does he have the ump to follow that? >>
weapons by talking about how important the second amendment was. this now has changed. he's never running for re-election again. he doesn't have to sort of face the political power of the gun lobby. gwen: but he said take meaningful action regardless of the politics. the politics have not changed. >> acknowledgment since gun politic are something of a third rail in the discussion right now. i think it's fascinating though to take a look for the first time there's actually money going behind some of the pro-gun control candidates. i spotlight new york city mayor michael bloomberg, who started a super pac this year and started targeting candidates who were targeting maybe unfortunate choice of words there -- trying to go after some candidates who supported gun rights in favor of candidates who were much more on his side in supporting gun control. he actually beat one longtime democrat joe baca in california with a last-minute money dump and now a pro-gun democrat is being replaced by pro-gun control democrat. >> isn't the problem on this issue the people who want to protect gun rights are t
prepared. we do have changes for the coming week. back to you. >> thanks, gwen. >>> and the state of the skins is looking much brighter these days. today is another crucial matchup in the push for the playoffs. do you think it's going to happen? i don't know. it is a battle of the belt ways. the ravens come to town. the skins are riding a three-game winning streak, all against division rivals. the latest, the monday night victory over the super bowl champion giants. robert griffin, iii will have to deal with ed reed in the secondary this time around. >> the best safety to ever play, and i respect him as a player. i'll be aware of where he's at, but it's nothing to fear, but he covers a lot of ground. he does a lot of unconventional things and you just got to be aware of where he's at, just like he's got to be aware of where i am and alfred and everybody else. >> 11:30 this morning, pregame show, followed by fox nfl sunday at noon. then it is the battle of the belt ways. ravens and redskins from fedex field, kickoff at 1:00. >>> we are hearing this morning from the dallas cowboy pl
happened in newtown connecticut has changed everything. do you have a sense there's a shift in the way? >> i think this is the straw that broke the camel's back, to be very honest with you, gwen. i don't see how americans can want, you know, a situation where a 20-year-oldgets gun fromis mother, kills his mother, goes into a school, shoots his way through the glass, goes in and puts three to 11 bullets in six-year-olds, 20 of them. now if you just do an average of five bullets, that's 100 bullets. so it's the big clip, drum or strip that is also banned from sale, manufacture, importation, transfer so it's the clip that enaes you toave the fire power. i gather this particular bushmaster you can actually sort of dial down the ease with which you pull the trigger and its frequency. so you can just pump those bullets out in a very few seconds. >> ifill: have you gotten any sense of a change of heart among the republican members of the senate >> i haven't had a chance to talk to republicans. i certainly will be doing that. i really kind of am busy fielding calls which is unusual. some 20 ca
, they disappear. just a beautiful day. the next change is for them to clear out totally tonight. the gusty winds diminish, and with clear skies, it will get cold by morning. 50 degrees and gwen has been kind of dusty at 23 miles per hour. -- the wind has been kind of gusty. all across the area, temperatures are starting to drop. the cold air was lagging behind the cold front that went through this morning. these temperatures will continue to drop as the winds diminish. 43 in hagerstown, 53 and annapolis and 52 in the nation's capital. about 37 for wake up temperatures, closer to 40 in downtown washington under clear skies. tomorrow we will look for the cool, dry air to be in place. i think would -- the think we will be close to 50 degrees for one more day, tomorrow. high pressure over head and there is a lot of cold air in the west. a major storm system is in the process of unloading across the central plains up into the mississippi river valley. storm warnings have been posted in advance of that next storm across western kansas and northeastern colorado. a major winter storm. this is the leadin
damage look for and find very easy to obtain in our society. we need to change that. that's what i'm trying to do. >> ifill: senator dianne feinstein, democrat of california, thank you >> thank you, gwen ifill: an administration official told the newshour today that the president has been talking with white house staff, the vice president and some members of the cabinet about ways the country can respond to the tragedy in newtown. >> woodruff: we devote the rest of the program tonight to the shootings in connecticut with the tough policy decisions ahead for lawmakers; the grieving in newtown; the questions and answers for teachers and students; plus, a special honor roll remembering those murdered. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: a car bomb exploded outside a compound used by a u.s. construction company in kabul, afghanistan, today. the firm builds facilities for the u.s. military. two afghan workers were killed, and more than a dozen others were wounded. the taliban claimed responsibility. and in the east, villagers held funerals for nine youn
32 degrees. we have some changes coming closer to christmas day. i'll have the details and a look at the the all-important 7 day forecast. >> thank you, gwen. >>> christmas may be around the corner but so is the fiscal cliff. president obama addressed the nation saying that he met republicans halfway and still no deal was reached meaning the future for tax cuts is still uncertain. >> reporter: d.c. may be shutting down for christmas but the clock last not stopped running on the fiscal cliff which is closer than ever. no deal was reached this week to keep taxes from going up on everyone. john boehner says he is hopeful that a deal could be reached but in a speech, he continues to hammer away at president obama. >> this was year the size of the debt, all $16 trillion of it surpassed the size of our entire economy. it's a grim milestone, one of many that we'll have to bear if we don't come to grips. the president's solution of raising tax rates would still leave red ink as far as the eye can see. >> the president landed in hawaii for a shorter than usual christmas break. he will retu
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